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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Faces Federal Sex Discrimination Lawsuit

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A federal sex discrimination lawsuit has recently been filed against the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Mobile, Alabama by officials at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Filed on September 30th, this discrimination case (EEOC v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated et al., Case No. 1:15-cv-00486) alleges that: Coca-Cola failed to hire qualified female job applicants…..Read More »

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Equality for LGBT Workers: A Look at the Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people will now receive the same protections from workplace discrimination as are enjoyed by so many, as a new Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination has officially gone into effect as of April 2015. This Order specifically prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against workers on the basis…..Read More »

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A New First for the EEOC

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Post by: Tremain C. Mattress A couple of weeks ago, the EEOC filed its first ever lawsuits over alleged sex discrimination against transgender individuals.  In both lawsuits, transgender workers were fired for being transgender and not conforming to the employer’s gender-based expectations.   Both cases involve employees who were transitioning from male to female.  Although this…..Read More »

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This Week in Employment Law

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EEOC sues Lakeland Eye Clinic for Sex Discrimination Against a Transgender Employee: History in the making! The EEOC filed two lawsuits this week for sex bias on behalf of two transgender employees. One case, highlighted above, was filed in Tampa, Florida. The other case, against R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., was filed on…..Read More »

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This Week in Employment Law

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Post by: Jessica Monterey Here’s some of what happened this week in the employment law world! Pregnancy Discrimination, Special Delivery – Pregnancy Discrimination is a hot topic in employment law news today. Now SCOTUS will hear Young v. United Parcel Service this December after Judge Alisson Duncan found no evidence of discriminatory intent by UPS……Read More »

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